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12,000ft Tandem Skydive - Skydive Southern Alps

Unleash your inner adrenaline junkie and experience one of the most scenic tandem skydive experiences on earth!


  • Scenic flight over Lake Wakatipu
  • 12,000ft skydive
  • 45 seconds of thrilling freefall
  • Out of this world 360 degree views

Soar 12,000ft above New Zealand’s most renowned scenic destination and experience the most breathtaking sights imaginable on this epic skydive adventure.

You'll be exposed to jaw dropping 360 degree views of the surrounding mountains, picturesque glaciers, and the mighty lakes and rivers below.

At the height of 12,000ft the time arrives for you to leap out of plane with your instructor for the adrenaline rush of a lifetime!

Once you’ve left the plane you’ll hit the air at a gob-smacking 200kph toward New Zealand’s alpine paradise.

After 45 seconds of thrilling freefall the chute opens soaring you smoothly over the beautiful scenery below, landing you safely and gently back at the drop zone.

The ultimate fusion of adrenaline, exhilaration, and pure New Zealand beauty - an adventure that will be remembered for a lifetime!

Per Person $359.00

What's included

  • Transport from Queenstown to Glenorchy, return, with the opportunity to stop along the way to snap some incredible photos
  • A spectacular scenic flight over Lake Wakatipu and the famous mountains surrounding Glenorchy, New Zealand
  • An unforgettable tandem skydive over one of the world’s most breathtaking scenic locations
  • Complimentary tea and coffee at our skydive dropzone
  • A ridiculous amount of excitement and FUN!


  • Minimum age: 6
  • The minimum weight is 30gs/66lbs and minimum height is 1.2metres/47.2inches. All passengers must fit securely into the harness. Children 12 years and under will be permitted to skydive from a maximum height of 9,000ft. All children are subject to an assessment on the day by the Tandem Master.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.


  • Those under 18 years of age will need written permission from a parent or guardian.
  • Duration: Please allow 4 hours, return from Queenstown Location: Departures throughout the day from the New Zealand Skydive Centre, 35 Shotover St, Queenstown. Please note: Our maximum weight is 115kg/253lbs. All persons over 95kg are subject to Tandem Master assessment at the drop zone. Persons 95kg – 104.9kg will incur a weight surcharge of $50 and those 105kg-115kg will incur a weight surcharge of $75 and those 115kg+ will incur a weight surcharge of $100 (payable at time of check in).

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Nadav from Israel wrote on 26 March 2020


Great stuff and super professional Tandam masters!

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YONG from Malaysia wrote on 24 March 2020

Nothing to Fear

Must try. Free fall is exciting and nothing to fear as the whole experience is guided by experience staff.

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Ryan Moxon from New Zealand wrote on 12 March 2020

Still buzzing

What a fantastic experience. The whole team was welcoming and friendly. the views are breathtaking and we were blessed with fantastic weather. I highly recommend this company and location for a skydive. will definitely do it again .

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mag from South Korea wrote on 12 February 2020

Simply amazing

No need to add any comment One of the best experince I had in my life I appreciate all the master tendems for their hard works Highly Recommend to everyone

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Yeray from Spain wrote on 11 February 2020



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